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Richelieu, Duc de

Line breaks: Duc de Riche|lieu
Pronunciation: /ˈriːʃ(ə)ljəː
 
, ʀiʃəljø/

Definition of Richelieu, Duc de in English:

( 1585–1642), French cardinal and statesman; born Armand Jean du Plessis; known as Cardinal Richelieu. As chief minister of Louis XIII (1624–42) he dominated French government. In 1635 he established the Académie française.

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